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synonyms for turpitude

  • baseness
  • corruption
  • criminality
  • debasement
  • debauchery
  • degradation
  • evil
  • immorality
  • lewdness
  • licentiousness
  • perversion
  • sinfulness
  • vice
  • viciousness
  • vileness
  • wickedness
  • improbity

antonyms for turpitude

MOST RELEVANT
  • decency
  • goodness
  • honor
  • morality
  • virtue
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Nowhere was any well-defined doctrine that moral turpitude was judged and punished in the next-world.
THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLDDANIEL G. BRINTON
He recognizes moral turpitude, at least to the extent of dreading exposure of his own backslidings.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
Breaches of any of these kinds of civil relation were considered as acts of the most distinguished turpitude.
THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT DISCONTENTSEDMUND BURKE
May Urd's protection hold thee on every side, where thou seest turpitude.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
Upon their three heads should descend the full weight of criminal turpitude involved in this most unnatural execution.
THE JUDICIAL MURDER OF MARY E. SURRATTDAVID MILLER DEWITT
For theirs are not spectacles of Turpitude, as that Father justly calls those of his Time.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
Never in the history of political turpitude had any brigand of modern civilization offered a worse example.
THE EDUCATION OF HENRY ADAMSHENRY ADAMS
But now the turpitude and guilt of the Executive were revealed.
THE EXILES OF FLORIDAJOSHUA R. GIDDINGS
From the turpitude of her daughter's conduct, she proceeded to its consequences.
SELF-CONTROLMARY BRUNTON
Pray, Sir, is acknowledged turpitude in a departed generation to become the example for us?
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TURPITUDE

  • atrocity
  • decadence
  • degeneration
  • degradation
  • depravity
  • evil
  • immorality
  • impurity
  • infamy
  • iniquity
  • looseness
  • lubricity
  • perversion
  • profligacy
  • sinfulness
  • turpitude
  • vice
  • viciousness
  • vulgarity
  • wickedness
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